Artist-in-Residence, Rebecca Chesney in conversation with Emma Geliot, Editor CCQ magazine
Saturday 19th March, 11am-1pm
National Park Visitor Centre, Brecon Beacons
Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER
Rebecca Chesney, based in Preston, Lancashire is the first Artist-in-Residence for the Black Mountains, in partnership with PEAK and the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority. Rebecca’s projects are specific to the locations she works in and take the form of installations, interventions, drawings, maps and walks and are underpinned by research into the protection of the environment. Rebecca is particularly interested in ‘the economic value of attracting visitors to the National Park and how that is balanced with the protection of its ecology.’ Rebecca is living and working in the Black Mountains from Jan-March 2016, responding to the distinct environment – its history, ecology and culture – to produce new work.
Rebecca has worked extensively across the UK, including residencies at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, the Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth and the Wordsworth Trust in Grasmere, as well as projects in India, South Africa and the Netherlands. www.rebeccachesney.com
11am-11:30am. Arrival. Refreshments can be purchased from the Visitor Centre tea rooms.
11:30 – 1pm. Rebecca will give a presentation about her work followed by an interview with Emma Geliot and Q&A with the audience.
Places are limited! To book a place contact:
Rebecca Spooner, Arts Development Manager
E: firstname.lastname@example.org / T: 01873 811579
Directions. National Park Visitor Centre is signposted from Libanus on the A470, approximately 4 miles south west of Brecon. The pay and display car park at the Visitor Centre is £2 for 2hrs or more. If you are interested in car-sharing please make this known when booking your place.